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Comes a Bright Day

Comes a Bright Day
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 95 min
  • Directed by: Simon Aboud
  • Written by: Simon Aboud
  • Cast: Craig Roberts, Imogen Poots, Kevin McKidd
  • UK release: 29 June 2012

Dogsbody Sam Smith (Craig Roberts) is taken hostage in a jewellery heist along with the object of his affections, Mary (Imogen Poots). As a thriller it's almost completely devoid of tension and even lacks credibility as a romance.

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Comes a Bright Day

16 Jul 20122 stars

Attractively shot but dramatically hollow British heist flick

Reminding us that all that glitters certainly isn’t gold, Comes a Bright Day dazzles superficially but is dramatically hollow. Simon Aboud’s debut as writer and director boasts a cross-generational cast of British talent, alongside immaculate interiors…

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